Register for #SMBMSP89 Cultivating Community: Increasing Social Media Engagement

Eventbrite - #SMBMSP89 Cultivating Community: Increasing Social Media Engagement

Friday, April 15, 2016
8 – 10 am
St. Catherine University, St. Paul

The digital landscape is in the midst of one of it’s greatest shifts in influencer marketing and content creators, bloggers and entrepreneurs need to look beyond basic metrics and realize the power in cultivating engagement through community and personal brand identity. We’re going to discuss whether your voice and brand is smashable and will go over powerful ways to increase engagement, reach and secure a solid spot in the digital landscape.

Parking: The event will be in the Coeur de Catherine Ballroom (#3 on the map), aka CDC, 3rd floor. Parking is via Gate 3 on Fairview in the O’Shaughnessy and Guest lots. Campus map (PDF)

Featured Speaker

Rachel MartinRachel Martin (@finding_joy)
Rachel Marie Martin believes in the tenacity of the human spirit and in the power of writers, speakers, bloggers, parents and entrepreneurs to make a difference in this world. Because of that passion and drive she’s invested her time and energy into creating a platform that celebrates this tenacity and inspires millions to action. She’s the writer behind the site, is a partner of, is a cohost of the Amplify Podcast , and a featured writer for The Huffington Post. Rachel’s top post, “Why Being a Mom is Enough” has over one million Facebook likes and she has had her articles translated into over 15 languages.

Her site reaches millions of visitors each month and has a robust and engaged Facebook community. Her articles have been featured in The Huffington Post, Minneapolis St. Paul Star Tribune, Stuff New Zealand, iVillage, iVillage Australia, Essential Kids Australia, All4Women South Africa, PopSugar, Parents, Dr. Greene and more. She speaks worldwide to moms, entrepreneurs, bloggers, and professionals about a variety of empowering topics ranging from motherhood to social media marketing to website strategy to writing to creating authentic community. In it all, Rachel believes in living each day intentionally and loves working with others to cultivate vision and realize potential.

Event Sponsor


Annual & In-Kind Sponsors

TopRank Online MarketingVerizon
Stanley's Bar Room


About Mykl Roventine

Mykl is SMBMSP's Director and host of their Social Media Boombox podcast. He is also the owner and creative director of Orange Jackalope Creative, a web design & development agency that specializes in creating engaging web experiences with WordPress.  Mykl has a special passion for the social web and its power to educate and inspire. He co-organizes the MN Blogger Conference, and speaks frequently about social media, WordPress, and typography.
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